[rescue] New acquisition... (AIX)

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Fri Apr 2 21:50:13 CST 2004

Fri, 02 Apr 2004 @ 21:17 -0500, Steve Sandau said:

> Having been a typographer in the "old days" (Varityper photomechanical 
> machines to begin with) I'd have to agree. Actually, pretty much nothing 
> I have seen that runs on a PeeCee knows much about typography...

TeX and even troff seem to do pretty good.

Of course, you probably didn't mean a formatter.

You know the funny thing is, I found business correspondence looked
better and was generally more useful back in the days of daisy-wheel

Even monospace typewritter output was better than most of the
"chartjunk" type stuff that we see today.


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